Words of wisdom from writers.
"Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age." (brainyquote.com)
"Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty." (quotationspage.com)
"I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine." (Atlas Shrugged)
"Insanity is knowing that what you're doing is completely idiotic, but still, somehow, you just can't stop it." (thinkexist.com)
"Fame is a bee.
It has a song—
It has a sting—
Ah, too, it has a wing."
(from the poem, Fame is a Bee)
"Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what." (thinkexist.com)
"I can't think of anything to write about except families. They are a metaphor for every other part of society." (quotationspage.com)
"It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends." (quotationspage.com)
"We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly." (thinkexist.com)
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean." (brainyquote)
"Show me someone who never gossips, and I will show you someone who is not interested in people." (thinkexist.com)
“It's been my experience that people who make proclamations about themselves are usually the opposite of what they claim to be.” (from Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea)
"It is hardly surprising that women concentrate on the way they look instead of what is in their minds since not much has been put in their minds to begin with." (brainyquote.com)
“If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is: who cares?”(from Bossypants)
"The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on." (tripod.com)
"He lives most life whoever breathes most air." (brainyquote.com)
"I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming... suddenly you find—at the age of 50, say—that a whole new life has opened before you." (quotationspage.com)
“Love is like the rain. It comes in a drizzle sometimes. Then it starts pouring and if you're not careful it will drown you.”(from Breath, Eyes, Memory)
"There are years that ask questions and years that answer." (thinkexist.com)
"Until you've lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was." (quotationspage.com)
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First Published Tue, 2012-01-10 16:33
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